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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Retail Trade) sales workers in the City of Boroondara than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Boroondara's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Boroondara 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers1,77422.916.21,72822.317.0+46
Professionals84610.95.67719.94.8+75
Technicians and Trades Workers2313.05.62703.56.0-39
Community and Personal Service Workers650.80.9841.10.9-19
Clerical and Administrative Workers4355.66.55096.67.2-74
Sales Workers3,90550.553.93,87749.952.8+28
Machinery Operators And Drivers1331.73.91321.73.9+1
Labourers3104.07.03063.96.5+4
Inadequately described or not stated350.50.5851.10.9-50

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 16.2% Professionals, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 5.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 5.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 0.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 6.5% Sales Workers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 53.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 3.9% Labourers, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 7.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 0.5% Managers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 22.9% Professionals, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 10.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 3.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 0.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 5.6% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 50.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 1.7% Labourers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 4.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +46 Professionals, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +75 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -39 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -19 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -74 Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +28 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +1 Labourers, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +4 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -50
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Retail Trade) in City of Boroondara in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (3,905 people or 50.5%)
  • Managers (1,774 people or 22.9%)
  • Professionals (846 people or 10.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,525 people in total or 84.4% of the resident workers (Retail Trade).

In comparison, Victoria employed 53.9% in Sales Workers; 16.2% in Managers; and 5.6% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Retail Trade) of the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Managers (22.9% compared to 16.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Professionals (10.9% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Sales Workers (50.5% compared to 53.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Labourers (4.0% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Retail Trade)] in City of Boroondara decreased by 28 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Retail Trade) between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Boroondara were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+75 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-74 people)
  • Inadequately described or not stated (-50 people)

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